IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions 2018

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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur M.Tech admission 2018 will start in March 2018. Read more about the admission process, important dates, eligibility criteria, previous year cutoff etc. in the article.

IIT Kharagpur M. Tech Admissions

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission 2018 will be conducted only for the candidates meeting GATE 2018 cutoff. In addition to this, candidates also need to meet IIT Kharagpur eligibility criteria according to which candidates need to have B.Tech degree from any of the IITs with a CGPA of 8 or more on 10 point scale. IIT Kharagpur offers joint M.Tech/MCP-PhD programmes in 47 disciplines. Application for admission in IIT Kharagpur will be available in the last week of March, 2018. Candidates seeking IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions should determine their eligibility before applying. Apart from the regular M.Tech disciplines, IIT Kharagpur also offers M.Tech programme in Electrical Engineering and Railway Engineering in collaboration with Railway Board, Ministry of Railways. In addition to GATE 2018 score, the admission committee at IIT Kharagpur also conducts written test and interview.

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admission 2018 – Important Dates

Official IIT Kharagpur M.Tech 2018 admission schedule hasn’t been released yet. However, candidates can check the tentative calendar of IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission 2018 prepared based on previous year’s schedule.

S.No

Events

Dates

1

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech 2018 online application form commencement date

Last week of March 2018

2

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech 2018 online application form last date

Third week of April  2018

3

Issue of call letters for interview round

Fourth week of April 2018

4

First offer release for direct admission candidates

First week of May  2018

5

Window for interviews

Second week of May 2018

6

Registration date

Second week of July 2019

M.Tech Disciples Available at IIT Kharagpur

Candidates seeking admission in M.Tech programmes at IIT Kharagpur get a wide variety of courses to choose from. The college offers a total of 47 courses under M.Tech programme. Given below is the list of different disciples offered by IIT Kharagpur for M.Tech admission 2018.

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Environmental Engineering and Management

Agricultural Biotechnology

Computer Science and Data Processing

Farm Machinery and Power

Thermal Science and Engineering

City Planning

Industrial Engineering & Management

Aerospace Engineering

Exploration Geosciences

Embedded Controls and Software

Instrumentation and Signal Processing

Food Process Engineering

Power and Energy Systems

Land and Water Resources Engineering

Multimedia Information Processing

Agricultural Systems and Management

Infrastructure Design and management

Aquacultural Engineering

Information Technology

Control System Engineering

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

Earth System Science and Technology

Water Management

RF and Microwave Engineering

Medical Imaging and Informatics

Telecommunication Systems Engineering

RT Rubber Technology

Microelectronics and VLSI Design

Railway Engineering

Machine Drives and Power Electronics

Reliability Engineering

Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering

Solid State Technology

Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Energy Science and Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

Mechanical Systems Design

Chemical Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

Structural Engineering

Mining Engineering

Cryogenic Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Eligibility for IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admission

Candidates seeking IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions must have a bachelor’s degree in technology/ engineering/ architecture or a master’s degree in science and valid GATE score with marks above the cut-off.

However, 2018 Graduating IIT B.Tech students or 2017 IIT B.Tech graduates with CGPA 8.0 or above may receive IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions without GATE score but will have to adhere to the formal admission process. Graduating students of 2017 must produce certificates and grade/ mark sheets of the final qualifying degree. Candidates seeking admission under sponsored category will need to apply separately. Details are available on the official website.

Note: Degrees awarded based on aggregate marks of all years of qualifying degree or final year or last two semesters of the final qualifying degree must meet the minimum of –

• 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA for gen/OBC candidates
• 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ST/PD candidates

How to Apply

Candidates for IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions must register with the official website and duly fill out the application form. An application fee of INR 500 for gen/OBC/male/transgender and INR 250 for female/SC/ST/PD candidates must be paid online. The fee is non-refundable.

The application form must be submitted online only along with:

  • Applicable SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PD certificate
  • Proof of having taken mathematics at +2 or degree level
  • Passport size photo
  • Certificate of qualifying degree
  • Candidate signature

Selection

Selection for IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions is based on GATE score OR combined GATE score of 70% weightage and personal interview of 30% weightage.

Fee Structure

Accepting candidates who have been offered IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions must pay a fee of INR 30365 (gen/OBC/PD) or INR 20365 (SC/ST). Students will have to pay INR 25100 semester fee (inclusive of hostel overhead, hostel establishment, and mess advance) each semester as well.

Assistantship

Candidates who have been accepted for IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions in the M. Tech/MCP programme will receive an assistantship of INR 12400 p.m. Candidates selected for PhD will receive an assistantship of INR 16400 pm in the 2nd year of M. Tech/MCP and INR 25000 pm after enrolling for PhD.

IIT Kharagpur 2016 GATE Cut-off

Previous year cutoffs help candidates understand the trend and give their exam preparation a right direction. To help candidates prepare well for IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission and GATE 2018 exam, given below is GATE 2016 cutoff. 

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Kharagpur

S. No.

Specialisation

Major

Minor

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PD

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PD

1.

Aerospace Engineering

682

610

474

648

472

824

780

654

472

-

2.

Farm Machinery and Power

763

661

338

721

479

812

788

-

-

-

3.

Land and Water Resources Engineering

643

470

260

518

359

-

639

-

-

-

4.

Aquacultural Engineering

458

434

212

350

-

564

487

362

-

-

5.

Agricultural Biotechnology

716

590

665

480

-

599

552

228

307

-

6.

Food Process Engineering

661

476

332

565

248

758

-

614

392

-

7.

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

724

611

483

576

-

688

557

243

-

 

8.

Agricultural Systems and Management

470

410

239

272

-

605

-

-

-

-

9.

Embedded Controls and Software

815

765

652

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

752

708

524

423

525

 

 

 

 

 

11.

City Planning

640

519

449

498

506

 

 

 

 

 

12.

Environmental Engineering and Management

767

719

522

435

-

603

483

-

-

-

13.

Earth System Science and Technology

721

642

513

329

301

400

-

-

-

-

14.

Chemical Engineering

572

509

441

358

211

 

 

 

 

 

15.

Structural Engineering

841

798

561

449

505

 

 

 

 

 

16.

Geotechnical Engineering

794

745

544

441

-

 

 

 

 

 

17.

Cryogenic Engineering

805

767

588

443

411

 

 

 

 

 

18.

Computer Science and Engineering

828

742

613

471

537

 

 

 

 

 

19.

Microelectronics and VLSI Design

865

809

645

584

628

 

 

 

 

 

20.

Control System Engineering

796

737

667

546

535

824

763

611

-

-

21.

RF and Microwave Engineering

823

745

580

482

-

 

 

 

 

 

22.

Telecommunication Systems Engineering

847

773

593

500

606

 

 

 

 

 

23.

Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering

839

773

571

477

553

 

 

 

 

 

24.

Machine Drives and Power Electronics

824

768

588

550

426

 

 

 

 

 

25.

Energy Science and Engineering

798

772

639

479

421

 

 

 

 

 

26.

Multimedia Information Processing

801

738

563

474

-

 

 

 

 

 

27

Exploration Geosciences

473

370

221

174

-

 

 

 

 

 

28.

Instrumentation and Signal Processing

821

750

566

616

505

824

786

597

 

505

29.

Power and Energy Systems

796

745

581

569

-

 

 

 

 

 

30.

Computer Science and Data Processing

492

392

305

-

430

828

729

550

456

430

31.

Information Technology

812

732

593

454

531

 

 

 

 

 

32.

Industrial Engineering and Management

821

801

647

454

486

797

736

554

522

486

33.

Infrastructure Design and management

730

682

583

465

445

798

761

617

461

445

34.

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

823

795

649

486

458

827

788

622

-

458

35.

Thermal Science and Engineering

830

798

658

520

693

 

 

 

 

 

36.

Mechanical Systems Design

840

806

650

510

500

678

600

444

-

-

37.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

569

465

298

243

-

448

411

-

-

-

38.

Materials Science and Engineering

563

468

525

304

209

621

617

237

242

209

39.

Mining Engineering

625

475

431

536

-

809

782

617

444

-

40.

Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

802

750

611

450

-

444

-

316

273

-

41.

Railway Engineering

746

700

535

-

-

819

763

-

501

-

42.

Solid State Technology

508

445

422

301

301

 

 

 

 

 

43.

Reliability Engineering

784

736

554

441

-

427

-

-

-

-

44.

Rubber Technology

750.20

597.30

522.90

-

 

671.90

570.80

-

-

-

45.

Water Management

595

452

278

248

 

703

677

513

-

-

46.

Medical Imaging and Informatics

765.40

648.20

577.70

447.40

-

719.20

619.30

587.70

-

-

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